With a little spare time and and a few items you can find around the house, you can make your own balloon-powered paper car. This is a great and easy DIY project that's perfect for competitive kids. All you'll need to get started is: Cardboard Straws Scotch tape Marker Paper ...more
If you've got a birthday party to plan for a young budding scientist coming up, a little nitrogen should do the trick. In this project, I'll show you 10 "super cool" tricks with liquid nitrogen that you could try, but probably shouldn't! Video: . WARNING: Adult Supervision Nee ...more
Watch balloon twister Michael to learn how to efficiently tie a balloon. First, inflate the balloon and then twist a bubble instead of trying to tie a knot in the tiny end part.
You can learn how to make a balloon pirate sword. First, you inflate the balloon and tie the end. You make a ping pong ball shaped bubble at the end, make a loop, and make three more ping pong ball shaped bubbles.
Watch balloon twister Michael to learn how to tear a balloon into two pieces. First, inflate the balloon, tie it, and then twist to create a point of weakness. Tug hard!
Although difficult, you can learn how to inflate a balloon with your mouth open. Sit down or you may fall over!
You need 5 balloons-2 gray, yellow, black and white and a pump. Inflate yellow balloon leaving 4 inch tail. Knot the end. Alternate sausage bubbles and pinch twists 8 times. This will create two squares. Inflate the black balloon leaving a 2 inch tail. Make 4 small bubbles and ...more
Watch to learn how to make a balloon swan! Inflate your balloon leaving a four finger tail.
There's no reason to wait for Halloween to play with dry ice. It definitely creates a creepy fog-like effect when you add a little water to it, but there are some other really cool things you can do wit dry ice. Here are just 5 non-Halloween ways to use dry ice for tricks or p ...more
UK-based designer Dominic Wilcox's Speed Creating Project presents the challenge of making something creative everyday, for 30 consecutive days. Wilcox's best results are pointless in an utterly delightful way. True junk drawer resourcefulness. My 7 favorites below; click thro ...more
A hole in your wall may in fact be easier to fix than is seems. After cutting a rectangular piece of drywall to patch up the hole, cut out another thin piece of drywall to use as a backing. By inflating a balloon and placing it in the back of your hole, the pressure caused by ...more
Ever wonder how clowns or magicians make all those balloon animals? This video shows you a very basic balloon twisting technique. You'll learn how to hold and twist a balloon quickly and easily. Mr. Floyd, takes you through every step from inflating your balloon, to properly h ...more